Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Sport integrity and ethics
  • Sport science ethics
  • Clinical exercise science and rehabilitation ethics
  • Sport management and leadership ethics

Available to supervise research students

Not available for media queries

About Dennis Hemphill

Dr Dennis Hemphill is an Honorary Professor in Sport Ethics, with expertise in research, teaching and industry engagement. Dennis is a Research Associate in the IHES 'Sport Performance and Business' program, with a focus on sport integrity and ethics in high performance and community sport. He also delivers exercise and sport-science-related practical ethics webinars and workshops for VU and for Exercise and Sport Science Australia.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Tennessee, USA, 1990
  • MA, Western University, Canada, 1982
  • BA (Hons), Western University, Canada, 1977

Key publications

Year Citation
2022 Hemphill, D. (220107). COVID-19, sport, and ethics (pp. 92-106). Routledge.

doi: 10.4324/9781003214243-8

2015 Hemphill, D. (150101). Doping and Anti-doping in Sport (pp. 1-5). Springer Singapore.

doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-532-7_73-1

2014 Fry, C., & Hemphill, D. (140101). Unofficial rules of the Tour de France matter most In The, Conversation. (Ed.) (pp. 200-204). Victoria: Future Leaders.
2011 Selig, S. E., van, der., Broadbent, S., Parmenter, B., & Raymond, J. (110201). Case Studies in exercise as therapy for cardiovascular conditions In Cameron, M. ;. (Ed.) (pp. 177-194). Chatswood, N.S.W: Elsevier.

Year Citation
2016 Hemphill, D., & Wilson-Evered, E. (161025). Sport Integrity Readiness Kit. Melbourne, Victoria: Victoria University.
2016 HEMPHILL, D., & Wilson-Evered, E. (160630). Validation and Development of the Sport Integrity Vulnerability Assessment Tool and Toolkit..
2015 Hemphill, D., Outram, S., Wilson-Evered, E., Spaaij, R., Fry, C., Westerbeek, H., & Payne, W. (150704). Victorian Sport Integrity Capability Analysis. Melbourne, Victoria: Victoria University, Institute of Sport, exercise and Active Living.

Year Citation
2015 Mazanov, J., Hemphill, D., Connor, J., Quirk, F., & Backhouse, S. H. (150501). Australian athlete support personnel lived experience of anti-doping. Sport Management Review, 18(2), (218-230).

doi: 10.1016/j.smr.2014.05.007

2014 Mazanov, J., Backhouse, S., Connor, J., Hemphill, D., & Quirk, F. (141001). Athlete support personnel and anti-doping: Knowledge, attitudes, and ethical stance. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 24(5), (846-856).

doi: 10.1111/sms.12084

2013 Mazanov, J., Backhouse, S., Connor, J., Hemphill, D., & Quirk, F. (130101). Athlete support personnel and anti-doping: Knowledge, attitudes, and ethical stance. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports,

doi: 10.1111/sms.12084

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

AFL Ethics in Action Program. - second RECFIND no VUF/15/000504.
From: Australian Football League
Other investigators: Prof Clare Hanlon, Prof Elisabeth Wilson-evered
For period: 2014-2016
$7,200

Research Appointment of Dr Damian Farrow , Professor in Sport Science - Strategic Partnership Agreement between Australian Sports Commission
From: Australian Sports Commission (ASC)
Other investigators: Dr Damian Farrow, Prof Michael Mckenna, Prof Hans Westerbeek
For period: 2010-2016
Not disclosed

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Not available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
3 PhD Principal supervisor
3 PhD Associate supervisor
1 Masters by Research Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (3) Principal supervisor
PhD (3) Associate supervisor
Masters by Research (1) Principal supervisor

Teaching activities & experience

Hemphill, D., Symons, C. and Woods, M. (2022) ‘Sport Diplomacy’ Online Course. DFAT and La Trobe University’s Centre for Sport and Social Impact.

 

Hemphill, D. (2022/2021). Online Workshop, 'Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation'. VU Master of Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation.
 

Hemphill, D. (2022/2021). Online Workshop, ‘Ethics for Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Practitioners'. VU Master of Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation.
 

Hemphill, D. (2020). Webinar Presenter, ‘Anti-Discrimination and Inclusion in the Workplace’. ESSA, 18 November.

Hemphill, D. (2020) Online Workshop Facilitator, 'Ethics for Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Practitioners'. VU Master of Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation.

15 October and 14 May.

Hemphill, D. (2020) Webinar Presenter, ‘Managing Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Practice’. ESSA. 21 September.

 

Hemphill, D. (2019) Workshop Presenter, ‘Ethical Leadership in Coaching.’ AFL Level 4 Coaching Program, 7 August.

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Jul 2019 - Present
Honorary Professor in Sport Ethics
Victoria University
Jan 2009 - Jun 2019
Associate Professor
Victoria University
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jul 2019 -
Present
Honorary Professor in Sport Ethics
Victoria University
Jan 2009 -
Jun 2019
Associate Professor
Victoria University

Key industry, community & government roles

Dates Role Department/Organisation
Jan 2018 - Dec 2022
Member
Victorian Sport Integrity Network
Jan 2019 - Nov 2019
Member
Basketball Australia National Integrity Advisory Group
Jan 2017 - Nov 2019
Chair
Exercise and Sport Science Australia Ethics and Disciplinary Committee
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jan 2018 - Dec 2022
Member
Victorian Sport Integrity Network
Jan 2019 - Nov 2019
Member
Basketball Australia National Integrity Advisory Group
Jan 2017 - Nov 2019
Chair
Exercise and Sport Science Australia Ethics and Disciplinary Committee

Professional memberships

  • Member, International Association for the Philosophy of Sport

Media appearances

04th June 2015

FIFA needs top-to-bottom overhaul if it is to survive

Wilson-Evered, E. and Hemphill, D. The Age

10th July 2014

Unofficial rules of the Tour de France matter most

Fry, C. and Hemphill, D. The Conversation

29th May 2014

Are we doing enough to promote integrity in sport?

Hemphill, D. and Spaaij, R. The Conversation

02nd August 2013

Bring on new values in sport: whatever it takes

Hemphill, D. and Fry, C. The Age

12th February 2013

Doping Shock: Pointing the Finger at Sport Scientists

The Conversation